Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 07:34:52 -0700
Reply-To: Andrew Farrer <andrew.farrer@CIBC.COM>
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From: Andrew Farrer <andrew.farrer@CIBC.COM>
Subject: Re: SAS, UNIX, and SAMBA
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In my previous role, we used SAMBA to connect MS Visual Source Safe on
NT with our code libraries on HP-UX. Everything was dandy until we
wanted to move to more corporate System Administration. Their problem
was that SAMBA inherits its Unix priviledges from root and they had
the usual security concerns. However, since they could not offer a
Unix equivalent to VSS they had to suck it up.
They had a point because password changes are tricky to coordinate and
tend not to happen frequently enough.
michael.newnam@IBX.COM (Michael Newnam) wrote in message news:<200208281730.g7SHUhQ07233@listserv.cc.uga.edu>...
> Ladies and Gentleman,
> Currently we are evaluating SAS on UNIX and wanted to know if there are any
> groups out there using SAS on UNIX with SAMBA to map drives to NT and if so
> have you had many problems? What have alot of the issues been with
> installation and then maintenance? What is the extent of the drive sharing?
> Did you open the entire UNIX drive up as a share or only part of it? We are
> trying to decide whether we should just keep the UNIX SAS Server just an
> App server or make it a file and app server. Any problems with this? Thank
> you very much. Any help would be most appreciative.
> Mike Newnam